The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BI-SAM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BI-SAM over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within BI-SAM.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BI-SAM
Rank 202 - 215
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BI-SAM 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% - 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£500 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2699 3386 3377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.64% 46.12% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1887 2350 2303
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 95 96
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £13.98 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

BI-SAM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BI-SAM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

BI-SAM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BI-SAM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BI-SAM across the City of London region.

BI-SAM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BI-SAM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BI-SAM.

1 5 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (80.00%) Fund Management
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (60.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (40.00%) Markit EDM
4 2 (40.00%) FactSet
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Confluence
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Front Office
4 2 (40.00%) Back Office
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VBA
4 2 (40.00%) Sybase
4 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (40.00%) StatPro
4 2 (40.00%) Linedata
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

BI-SAM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BI-SAM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BI-SAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Database Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (80.00%) Fund Management
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (60.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase
1 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (40.00%) StatPro
1 2 (40.00%) Linedata
1 2 (40.00%) FactSet
2 1 (20.00%) thinkFolio